Cloning Segments

Arcadia Instant lets you clone an existing segment definition.

Follow these steps to create a new data segment by cloning an existing one:

  1. On the main navigation bar, click Data.

  2. Select Flight Delays dataset.

  3. Dataset side navigation appears, open at Dataset Detail view.

  4. In the side navigation menu, click Segments.

  5. In the Segments list, find the segment to clone, and click Clone.

    In this example, we are cloning Delayed Flights to create a new segment On-Time Departure.

    Cloning a Segment
    Cloning a Segment
  6. A pre-populated Add Segment modal window appears named Copy of Delayed Flights.
    Displaying the Add Segment modal window for cloned segment
    Add Segment Modal Window
  7. Edit the Add Segment modal window by changing its entries.

    • Change Segment Name, to On-Time Departure.
    • Leave Segment Group as is.
    • Under Filters, click the text box to open the Filter Expression modal window.
    Adding segment values in the Add Segment modal window for cloned segment
    Add Segment Modal Window
  8. Replace the filter expression. In our example, add the following expression:

    [airtime] IS NOT NULL AND [depdelay] < = 0
  9. [Optional] Click Validate Expression to verify correctness.
    Entering an expression in the Filter Expression Modal Window
    Enter a Filter Expression
  10. Click Apply to save the filter and return to the Add Segment modal window.
  11. Under Filters, notice the new filter expression.

  12. Click Save.

    Displaying the Add Segment modal window with values for the new segment and clicking save
    Display Values for the New Segment
  13. The new segment definition appears in the Segments interface.

    Note the similarity in the definition of the two filters, Delayed Flights and On-Time Departure.

    Segments of the Dataset, Two Segments Defined
    Segments of the Dataset, Two Segments Defined